Coaching is a profession that is rapidly becoming popular among both organizations and practitioners, yet there is little empirical evidence linking the results to the process.
As a Premier Leadership Coach and Mentor, Vance focuses on helping leaders create success for themselves and their organizations. His clients create more of the life they want while also creating the financial results their stakeholders deserve. His extensive background includes being a successful senior executive, entrepreneur, board member, professor, team builder, author, publisher and leadership coach. His clients include eBay, Rockwell Collins, Panda Restaurant Group, East/West Bank, Experian, Outrigger Hotels, Danaher, Toyota, Boeing, Smith Sport, PersonalCare Physicians, PIMCO, Allianz Global Investors of America, National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing and Care Industry, Daughters of Charity Health System, Private Access, Hyland’s Inc., SRS Labs, Inc., CA Technologies, Hoag Hospital, Automatic Data Processing, Silverado Senior Living, Sybron Dental Specialties, Edwards LifeSciences, McDermott and Bull Executive Search, Transamerica Insurance & Investment Group and SC Fuels. He is a sought after resource for WPO and YPO chapters and regularly holds weekend retreats for CEO’s and other senior leaders at his mountain retreat center in Southern California. Vance has been on a wide variety of profit, nonprofit and advisory boards. His affiliations began as Florida’s top Charter President of the US Jaycees in 1969. Current affiliations include: Founder of the Professional Coaches, Mentors and Advisors, President and Mentor for Orange County’s Stanford Business School Alumni Association, Founder and President of the Young Leader’s Organization and a board member of Silverado Senior Living, Inc. Vance is a professor in leadership and entrepreneurism with Pepperdine University for M.B.A. and Doctoral candidates. Vance has been the operating head of publicly owned daily newspapers, owned his own media group, led groups of executives in myriad developmental situations and been an individual and organizational consultant.